Iowa Press - Episodes for 2014

Cownie: Water quality is a rural-urban partnership

Cownie: Water quality is a rural-urban partnership

May 30, 2014 | 00:00:53

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie says urban and rural stakeholders must work together to address water quality issues. The sources of contaminates has to...

Corbett: Mayors support gas tax for infrastructure

Corbett: Mayors support gas tax for infrastructure

May 30, 2014 | 00:01:27

Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett says he and other mayors across Iowa support the legislature raising Iowa's gas tax to fund roads and transportation. Corbett...

Governor Terry E. Branstad

May 23, 2014 | 00:28:52

Gov. Terry E. Branstad (R-Panora) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. We discuss his administration, look back at the 2014 legislative session...

Branstad says he has nothing to hide in DAS investigation

Branstad says he has nothing to hide in DAS investigation

May 23, 2014 | 00:03:04

Gov. Terry Branstad responds to questions about whether state merit employees and political appointees are treated differently with severance packages....

Branstad says he's staying out of casino decisions

Branstad says he's staying out of casino decisions

May 23, 2014 | 00:01:15

Gov. Terry Branstad says he's leaving casino decisions up to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission and that any changes to gambling laws and regulations...

Branstad says he'll sign cannabis oil bill

Branstad says he'll sign cannabis oil bill

May 23, 2014 | 00:02:17

Gov. Terry Branstad says he has reviewed the cannabis oil bill passed by the legislature, and he will sign it into law. He says he thinks it will help...

The Iowa Award Recipients Quinn, Knapp and Estes

May 15, 2014 | 00:28:48

Recipients of our state’s highest citizen honor, The Iowa Award, are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. This year’s winner and chairman of the...

Estes, Knapp and Quinn sing Iowa Corn Song

Estes, Knapp and Quinn sing Iowa Corn Song

May 16, 2014 | 00:00:47

Simon Estes, Ken Quinn and Bill Knapp, all recipients of the Iowa Award, Iowa's highest civilian honor, join together to sing the Iowa Corn Song at the...

Knapp, Estes and Quinn offer advice to graduates

Knapp, Estes and Quinn offer advice to graduates

May 16, 2014 | 00:01:48

Bill Knapp, Simon Estes and Ken Quinn, all recipients of the prestigious Iowa Award, offer what advice they would give to high school graduates at commencement...

Estes lobbies for music to be core in education

Estes lobbies for music to be core in education

May 16, 2014 | 00:00:51

Opera singer Simon Estes says music is just as important a part of education as reading, math and science.

Knapp on what Iowa does best

Knapp on what Iowa does best

May 16, 2014 | 00:01:15

Businessman and philanthropist Bill Knapp says Iowa is better than anyplace else at producing food, and the spotlight will be on Iowa in the years ahead...

Quinn says the world still needs U.S. leadership

Quinn says the world still needs U.S. leadership

May 16, 2014 | 00:01:00

Ambassador Ken Quinn, World Food Prize president, says the U.S. is a huge economic power and a great military power, but it's also a great moral power....

University of Iowa President Sally Mason

May 9, 2014 | 00:28:47

University of Iowa President Sally Mason is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Joining Mason at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg;...

Sally Mason on Kinnick Stadium's Pink Locker Room

Sally Mason on Kinnick Stadium's Pink Locker Room

May 9, 2014 | 00:00:24

In response to recent editorials calling for a change to Kinnick Stadium’s pink-colored locker room, President Sally Mason says the University should...

Sally Mason on Paying Student Athletes

Sally Mason on Paying Student Athletes

May 9, 2014 | 00:00:43

University of Iowa President Sally Mason suggests the situation at Northwestern University involving unionization and paying student athletes threatens...

Sally Mason on U of Iowa Cannabis Research

Sally Mason on U of Iowa Cannabis Research

President Sally Mason says the University of Iowa has a responsibility to research topics like medical cannabis and will look toward policy makers for...

Sally Mason on University of Iowa's Sexual Assault Incidents

Sally Mason on University of Iowa's Sexual Assault Incidents

May 9, 2014 | 00:00:48

President Sally Mason stresses the University of Iowa is not on the federal Clery Act list of institutions under investigation for sexual assaults on...

Senators Mike Gronstal and Bill Dix

May 2, 2014 | 00:28:45

Senator Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs), Senate Majority Leader; and Senator Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock), Senate Minority Leader are the guests this edition...

Gronstal defends bill to end greyhound racing in Council Bluffs

Gronstal defends bill to end greyhound racing in Council Bluffs

May 2, 2014 | 00:01:27

Senator Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) defends the Iowa legislature’s move to end dog racing in Council Bluffs with a multi-million dollar payout to...

Iowa Senate leaders disagree on oversight hearings

Iowa Senate leaders disagree on oversight hearings

May 2, 2014 | 00:01:34

Senator Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) accuses Democrats of using the oversight hearings as a means of launching Sen. Jack Hatch’s campaign for Governor from...